Ron Baczkowski was a 1stLt assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1/8 when they went ashore in Lebanon in 1983. He joined us to talk about the events surrounding the destruction of the BLT Headquarters Building on October 23, 1983.
We’ll talk about events just before and the day of the bombing in Part 2 of this interview.
Ron Baczkowski was a 1stLt infantry officer in 1st Battalion, 8th Marines during their 1983 deployment to Beirut, Lebanon. Ron joined ALL MARINE RADIO to discuss the situation as the BLT found it, its challenges and how the events on the ground unfolded in 1983, as well as the mental health challenges that he faced in its aftermath. An outstanding interview with an outstanding Leader of Marines.